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August 14, 2019
Greater Mankato Growth
MANKATO, MINN. (August 14, 2019) – Lucy Sanford, a recent graduate of Minnesota State University, Mankato, joined the Greater Mankato Growth team as the Marketing and Communications Coordinator in early August. Miss Sanford earned a bachelor’s degree in Mass Media with a minor in Marketing and a minor in Art. While there, she was involved in the university’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America and became the Social Media...
June 21, 2019
Greater Mankato Growth
MANKATO, MINN. (June 21, 2019) – Greater Mankato Growth launched a new program last week to introduce and onboard new community members, called Greater Mankato Community Navigators. A Community Navigator is a super connector with a robust knowledge of the community. Newcomers can connect with these navigators online and Greater Mankato Growth will assist in matching them with a personal guide. People will be matched with similar interests in...
June 19, 2019
Greater Mankato Growth
                        Presented by Xcel Energy   June 20th Songs on the Lawn will Feature Music from The Federales     MANKATO, MINN. (June 19, 2019) -  The second installment of the summer concert series Greater Mankato Songs on the Lawn, an event of Greater Mankato Growth, was held last week, Thursday, June 13th. The Civic Center Plaza lawn was filled with friends, family and co-workers with their chairs and blankets as The Holly Rocka...
June 04, 2019
Greater Mankato Growth
MANKATO, MINN. (June 4, 2019) – Greater Mankato Growth will host a Public Affairs Forum with our regional legislators recapping the 2019 Legislative Session. This breakfast forum will take place on June 12 at Heritage Hall, on the campus of South Central College. Breakfast will be served at 7:30 am and the program begins at 8:00 am. Greater Mankato Growth’s Public Affairs Forum Series brings together compelling speakers and business leaders to...
May 30, 2019
GreenSeam
MANKATO, Minn. (May 30, 2019) — The Omnibus Agriculture, Housing and Rural Development Bill was signed today by Governor Walz. The bill includes $75,000 in support of GreenSeam for the purpose of “assistance to ag related businesses to promote jobs, innovation and development of a synergy.” Agriculture remains the bedrock of rural communities in the GreenSeam. More than 950 agriculture associated businesses – everything from transportation and...
May 23, 2019
GreenSeam
Contact:          Sam Ziegler, 507.385.6672,sziegler@greenseam.org MANKATO, Minn. (May 23, 2019) —  Mankato Area Public Schools (MAPS) has hired a new ag teacher for the first time in 25 years. Ethan M. Dado will start at the beginning of the 2019-20 Academic Year as the Mankato Agricultural Education Teacher for MAPS. Ethan Dado was hired to ignite an agricultural education program. Mr. Dado is originally from Amery, Wisconsin where he was...
April 22, 2019
City Center Partnership
MANKATO, Minn. (April 22, 2019) — The CityArt Walking Sculpture Tour will welcome 26 new sculptures to the City Centers of Mankato and North Mankato on Saturday, May 11 for its ninth public art installation.  The exhibit will feature stunning works of art created by artists from across North America, including many pieces by Minnesota sculptors.  Artists and volunteers will begin installing the sculptures at 6:00 a.m. that morning.   CityArt is...
April 12, 2019
GreenSeam
  MANKATO, Minn. (April 12, 2019) —  Mankato Area Public Schools (MAPS) is introducing new programming in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (AFNR) starting in the fall of 2019. They are interested in finding ways to connect this pathway of learning with our community to develop an authentic experience for students that is sustainable and helps to connect students to career paths in this field.    They invite you to attend a short...
April 12, 2019
City Center Partnership
Mankato, Minn. (April 12, 2019) – The City Center Partnership is excited to commence phase II of INFUSE: Artists on Main Street Mankato, a partnership between the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota and Springboard for the Arts with support from the Bush Foundation. This initiative explores the intersection of arts and culture, downtown revitalization, and historic preservation in eleven Minnesota Main Street communities, beginning with three...
March 28, 2019
City Center Partnership
  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MANKATO, MINN. (March 28, 2019) – The City Center Partnership, a business unit of Greater Mankato Growth, Inc., announced today that Audra Shaneman has been selected as the City Center Partnership Director. Ms. Shaneman will begin Tuesday, April 23. Audra comes to the position with more than 20 years of professional experience in the nonprofit and government sectors and more than 10 years in the membership industry....

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